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By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
"The Hartsville Races" Marker
Tennessee (Trousdale County), Hartsville — 3B 21 — "The Hartsville Races"
Attacking the Federal 39th, (DuMont's) Brigade from south & west, a task force of 1300 cavalry & infantry under Maj. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, in a running fight, killed, wounded, or captured 2200 men. Confederate losses were 125 killed or wounded. . . . — Map (db m68489) HM WM
Tennessee (Trousdale County), Hartsville — Surprise at Hartsville "...by whose fault"
On the morning of December 7, 1862, the Confederates attacked the Union garrison camped on a bluff overlooking the Cumberland River two miles south of here. Under cover of darkness and falling snow, Morgan and 1,300 men had crossed the icy . . . — Map (db m68491) WM
Tennessee (Trousdale County), Hartsville — 3B 57 — The Battle of Hartsville December 7, 1862
After marching 24 miles in four inches of snow and crossing the icy Cumberland River, Colonel John Hunt Morgan and 1,300 men attacked the Federal 39th Brigade under the command of Colonel Absalom B. Moore. Although greatly outnumbered, Morgan . . . — Map (db m13725) HM

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